Palma Eating & Drinking
As Palma has a great mix of modern and traditional places to eat you really can find everything that you want culinary wise in this city.
Of course, the majority of people that visit the city try out the local dishes. There are an abundance of popular Spanish dishes, and Tapas is especially well-liked in Majorca. There are plenty of Tapas ‘bars’ that stay open until the early hours of the morning. Almost every local restaurant also serves paella. However, these two have become quite common wherever you go nowadays. Therefore, if you want to try something really local, then check for Sobrassada. Sobrassada is a sausage that has been hung out for a period of time between one and eight months. Instead of a normal sausage though Sobrassada is usually consumed more like a pate.
There are also plenty of fast-food places in Majorca with Indian takeaways, kebab shops and fish and chips all making an appearance. Furthermore, the American chains are all there as well.
Like many of the Balearic Islands the main drink in Palma is wine. There are plenty of local and national wines to sample as well. If wine is not your forte, then there are also two nationwide sprits called Palo and Herbes. Palo is drunk before meals as an aperitif while Herbes is traditionally consumed after.
Garagerex is a stunning lounge restaurant with some fantastic dishes and an even better wine menu. This place combines traditional with Mediterranean cooking, which means there is something for everybody.
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